Tonga

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Title Audio Collection Descriptionsort icon Composer Date All terms
Matwangowe | Southern African

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ILAM

Zore dance song accompanied by various types of drums. Refer ILAM field card H1H11

Nyembane dancers (Performer)

1955-03-06 Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Nyembane | Nyembane | Portuguese East Africa | South Africa | Southern African | Tonga | Transvaal | Zore
Tachula bebe | Southern African

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ILAM

Zore dance song accompanied by various types of drums and beating with sticks on corrugated iron. Refer ILAM field card H1H12

Nyembane dancers

1955-03-06 Corrugated iron | Dance song | Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mozambique | Nyembane | Nyembane | Portuguese East Africa | South Africa | Southern African | Tonga | Transvaal | Zore
Wata sala |

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ILAM

Yodelling song to Shipendani accompanied by musical bow
Refer ILAM field card N1

S Koza on musical bow

1950-06-14 Bila | bow | East African | ILAM | S Koza on musical bow | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Tonga | Yodelling
Makandani |

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ILAM

Work song to accompany digging. Sung by men angry for being made to work despite having paid taxes
Refer ILAM field card CE1
Folk Song
Further details refer ILAM field card (CE1)


Shangaan men at Xinavane
Shangaan Men (Performer)

1949-05-26 Bila | Bila | ILAM | Incomati | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Shangaan | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | work | Work Song | Xinavane | Xinavane | Xinavane
Nyankwawane; He, Nyankwawane se galo |

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ILAM

Work song for digging. Nyankwawane is the name of a girl
Refer ILAM field card CE2
Folk Song
Further details refer ILAM field card (CE2)


Shangaan men at Incomati
Shangaan Men (Performer)

1949-05-26 Bila | Bila | digging | ILAM | Incomati | Incomati | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Shangaan | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | work | Work Song | Xinavane
Hongole gaya ndiyanga |

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ILAM

Work song

Laura Filipe Masiya (Performer)

1949-06-12 Folk song | ILAM | Laura Filipe Masiya | Maxixe | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Southern African | Tonga
Nthumba na lume |

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ILAM

Wedding song with Tonga girls and drums. Translated English title - "I sing with my husband." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E6b).

Nyamangwe, L. (Performer)
Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nkata Bay | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Wedding song
A Banda |

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ILAM

Wedding song with Tonga girls and drums. Translated English title - "Banda, we have brought you your love." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2E6a).

Nyamangwe, L. (Performer)
Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Nkata Bay | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | Wedding song
A Banda |

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ILAM

Wedding song performed when bride is taken to the house of the groom. Song starts with solo voice and is later joined by a group of singer. ILAM field card number is D2E6

Lucy Nyamangwe (Performer)
Tonga girls (Performer)

1950-05-29 Drum | Escorting | Folk | ILAM | Malawi | Nyamangwe,Lucy | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga | wedding
Hongole gaya Nyangwangwe |

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ILAM

Walking song

Laura Filipe Masiya (Performer)

1949-06-12 Folk song | ILAM | Laura Filipe Masiya | Maxixe | Mozambique | Portugese East Africa | Southern African | Tonga | Tonga women
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